FIFA opens probe into racist abuse at Russia-France friendly: RIA

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – FIFA has started a probe to racist abuse directed in French people by Russian supporters during a pre-World Cup friendly past month, ” the RIA news agency mentioned a Russian soccer federation known as saying Monday.

FILE PHOTO: The logo of FIFA Is Observed Before its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Image

FIFA said at the time that it collected game studies and signs pertaining to the incident.

Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Producing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber